CSIKSZENTMIHALYI, M: Optimal Experience: Psychological Studies of Flow in Consciousness

Optimal Experience: Psychological Studies of Flow in Consciousness, book coverCsikszentmihalyi, Mihaly and Isabella Selega (editors). Optimal Experience: Psychological Studies of Flow in Consciousness. Cambridge University Press, 1988. ISBN: 0521342880. Unmarked. Stamp on front end page reads withdrawn from The New York Public Library collection. Good. Hardcover. (#30002) $14.00

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A comprehensive survey of theoretical and empirical investigations of the “flow” experience, a desirable or optimal state of consciousness that enhances a person’s psychic state. 416p.

Topics include a theoretical model of optimal experience, varieties of flow experience, and the measurement of flow in everyday life.

Contributors include Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi, Fausto Massimini and Massimo Carli, Judith Lefevre, Jim MacBeth, and others.

EDWARDS, SW: The Four Seasons (Journal of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Vol 11, No. 4, December 2002)

The Four Seasons (Journal of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Vol 11, No. 4, December 2002), book coverEdwards, Stephen W. (editor). The Four Seasons (Journal of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden, Vol 11, No. 4, December 2002). East Bay Regional Park District, 2002. Unmarked. Some age tanning. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#29998) $16.00

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Black and white plates. Maps and drawings. 63p.

Includes “A botanical exploration of the Tilden Park Area of San Pablo ridge, Contra Costa, CA” by S. W. Edwards and “Botanical Side Trips from the Oat Hill Mine Trail in Napa and Lake Counties” by Richard O’Donnell.